September 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Labor Day closures planned

Newspaper to be printed one day late

County and city of Lampasas offices, including the Lampasas Public Library, will be closed Monday for Labor Day. More...

BRIEFLY

Tax hearing   The city of Lampasas will hold a public hearing Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. about the city’s proposed tax rate for 2017.  The hearing will be in City Council Chambers, 405 S. Main St. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Deaths

Mr. Bowen   James W. Bowen, 50, of Lampasas died Aug. 29, 2016 at Arlington Memorial Hospital.  A memorial service will be held Sept. 3 at 3 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Mr. Bowen’s body will be cremated.  He was born Jan. More...

News

Arrests recently reported

The following arrests were reported to the Lampasas Dispatch Record by area law enforcement         of marijuana less than 2 ounces, possession of drug paraphernalia and consumption of alcohol           More...

Middle school teacher, coach charged with criminal trespass

A Lampasas Middle School science teacher and coach was placed on administrative leave with pay on the first day of school after the Lampasas Police Department filed a criminal trespass charge.  Jerry Ray Davis, 49, of Lampasas turned himself in More...

Man hurt in motorcycle wreck

Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Chad Freeman worked a one-motorcycle wreck Saturday about 4 p.m. The crash was west of Lometa on U.S. Highway 190. More...

Agribusiness

Cattle Auction

The report from the Aug. 31 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows. Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 394, compared to 400 last sale and 351 at this time last year. Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of KENNETH EUGENE FAULKNER, Deceased, were issued on 7-7-16, in Cause No. More...

LISD adopts tax rate

Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees held a public hearing Monday evening on the school district’s proposed budget and tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year. More...

Lometa fills vacancy on school board

The Lometa Independent School District Board of Trustees has a familiar face that will return to its ranks. The board voted Monday to appoint Stacy Pauly to fill the unexpired term of trustee Bodie Kirby, who resigned from his position this summer. More...

Church turns 160; history shared

Founded in 1856 – the same year as Lampasas County – First Baptist Church has been a prominent congregation for generations. The church, located at 402 S. Key Ave., is celebrating its 160-year anniversary. More...

Life

As a country singer, Hendrick enjoys Nashville

Living in a small town isn’t necessarily bad for a country music career, Lampasas High School junior Allison Hendrick has learned.  While she balances studying and competing in golf, Allison was discovered by talent agency NYLA NASH after More...

Student’s winning essay featured in magazine

Lometa High School senior Ashton Chism joined a group of 125 students from around Texas for a trip to the nation’s capital over the summer.  Ashton and a student from Hamilton, Alyssa Bottlinger, were selected by Hamilton County Electric C More...

Foundation receives grant from Walmart

Roseland Educational Foundation has received a $250 grant from Walmart to assist in supplying students with school supplies.  Announcement of the grant came from Justine Garcia, chief executive officer and founder of Roseland.  More...

Sports

Breaking News - 9/3/2016 1:24 PM

Rockets propel past Badgers 70-68 - Free Access

Robinson beat Lampasas 70-68 in one of the highest-scoring football games ever held at Badger Field. More...

Reining in the Rockets

Badger defense prepares for explosive Robinson offense

Tonight, Lampasas hosts a high-octane Robinson offense, with a powerful offensive line and talented quarterback-receiver duo. Both teams are 1-0. More...

Runners look for another team win

After winning the first meet of the cross country season last Friday, Lampasas returns to Temple today for the Pro-fit Invitational.  Last week, the Badgers placed first as a team, led by Connor Cummings’ second-place finish. More...